ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Philip Alejo

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Name: Philip Alejo
Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 1
Presentation Title: Essential Double Bass Skills for the Music Educator
Type of Presentation: Interactive Workshop
Musical Style: Pedagogical
Bio: Philip Alejo is the Assistant Professor of Music (Double Bass) at the University of Arizona and Artist Faculty at Bay View Music Festival (MI). He previously served as Visiting Professor of Bass at the University of Michigan. In recent seasons, Philip has performed with the Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Arizona Opera, as well as the American Chamber Winds. As a chamber musician, Philip collaborates regularly with harpist Claire Happel in River Town Duo. RTD has recently premiered newly commissioned works by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw and Yale composer Hannah Lash. His festival and music center appearances include Spoleto Festival USA (SC), Lucerne Festival (Switzerland), Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival (NC), Mackinac Island Music Festival (MI), Avaloch Farm Music Institute (NH), Oaxaca Instrumenta (Mexico), Aldeburgh Festival (England), Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival (AZ), Pacific Music Festival (Japan), and Aspen Music Festival (CO). In addition to having recently presented masterclasses at University of New Mexico, El Sistema El Salvador, UC-Irvine, and UT-El Paso, Philip teaches at the Milt Hinton Institute at Oberlin College, Arizona ASTA Bass Jam, and the Richard Davis Conference for Young Bassists at the University of Wisconsin. 
Program (if available): Not Provided